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Many homeowners throughout Idaho County may be eligible for property tax relief. In past years, only about 50 percent of eligible homeowners have applied for the tax break.

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Are you eligible for property tax relief in 2018?

Did you know that Idaho has a Property Tax Reduction program? The program reduces property taxes on an eligible homeowner’s primary Idaho residence and up to one acre of land by as much as $1,320. Reductions are grants from the state, and there’s no repayment. “Many homeowners think you have to be 65 before you can apply,” said Pam Waters, coordinator of the Property Tax Reduction program for the Idaho State Tax Commission. “But that’s not the case. You may be eligible at any age if you meet certain criteria.” To qualify, you must be in one of the following categories by Jan. 1, 2018:

February 28, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

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